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Discussion in 'Benchmade Knife Company' started by BKC Customer Service, Feb 21, 2019.

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  1. marchone

    marchone Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 13, 2013
    The Living Document camp holds nothing more than what they want it to mean. It's a farce. I cannot wait for POTUS 45 to nominate his next Supreme choice.
     
  2. drail

    drail

    372
    Feb 23, 2008
    I used to work for the NRA as an Instructor and also spent a lot of time corresponding with elected officials. Not any more. They're ALL crooks and liars. Every one. They are NOT on our side and will sell you down the river if you let them.
     
  3. drail

    drail

    372
    Feb 23, 2008
    Those "first responders" swore an oath if I recall. Every one of them. "Just following orders" doesn't make it OK - regardless of the uniform or the flag they wear.
     
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  4. GronK

    GronK Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 1, 2001
    Right. Let all of them run around just enforcing what they agree with according to their own agendas and interpretations of whatever they swore an oath to. Sounds like a nice, sane way to go about one's business. :eek:
     
  5. SharpieB

    SharpieB

    Oct 31, 2017
    So who is going to buy ZT/Kershaw Knives now after KAI just stated on a couple of Instagram posts that they “make tools, not destroy them?”

    IMO, this is about as douchy as a Non-American owned company can get. Nice guys.
     
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  6. drail

    drail

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    Feb 23, 2008
    Well, the U.S. Constitution is the supreme law last time I checked. They even have a court called The Supremes. If you swear an oath to defend the Constitution from all enemies then you are not enforcing "whatever you want". It's really pretty easy to read and grasp. I swore one and still hold it dear.
     
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  7. jazub

    jazub

    Feb 6, 2010
    Yeah, the foreign company that makes the majority of their products in CHINA weighs in over a phony controversy around gun rights in America. Who would be surprised that the company with the public rep who engages in every petty battle possible online would release a snarky comment like that? 8cr13kma.
     
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  8. THR-Thumper

    THR-Thumper

    152
    Nov 28, 2003
    Dunno...douchy perhaps, but at least they're taking the correct stand.
     
  9. GronK

    GronK Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 1, 2001
    Set me free, why don't ya babe?
     
  10. sanman28

    sanman28

    125
    Jan 19, 2017
    Clearly anti 2a. Doesnt matter if you are just "helping destroy" somebody else's property b/c of their policy.....you were helping them make a statement.
     
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  11. kickert

    kickert

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    Jan 1, 2019
    Curious how many people will be changing their avatars. If you have a benchmade in your profile pick, you must be a communist.
     
  12. drail

    drail

    372
    Feb 23, 2008
    Sho nuff.......
     
  13. kuraki

    kuraki Fimbulvetr Knifeworks

    Jun 17, 2016
    I am. 450 will replace that 940 nicely.

    Claiming to support a fundamental right while actively working against it, claiming to not contribute to political campaigns or individuals while donating to those who would also actively work against that right, is about as douchy as an American owned company can get.
     
  14. marchone

    marchone Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 13, 2013
    No, that's going too far. Just a Democratic Socialist. :D
     
  15. madcap_magician

    madcap_magician Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    I don't totally disagree with this, except that contrary to what the PD said, the only reason they are required by policy to destroy these guns is because of the policy that they wrote. No higher authority is requiring them to do so.
     
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  16. PeterS84

    PeterS84 Sharpening addict, collector of "super steels" Gold Member

    226
    May 9, 2018
    I take more issue with the donations to anti-2a liberals than I do with them destroying guns from court cases, etc. Due process was given prior to court orders being issued for the destruction of those firearms, so I see no infringement. Benchmade didn't go take those guns from anyone, they merely assisted a law enforcement agency to carry out their legal duties knowing that refusing to help wasn't going to prevent the guns from being destroyed -- the police would've just taken them someplace else and spent (more) taxpayer dollars to achieve the same end result.

    I'm far from a BM fan boy but I think everyone needs to slow their roll a bit on this one.
     
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  17. marchone

    marchone Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 13, 2013
    Wrong. The destruction assist resulted in exposing Benchmade's political donations. A distinction with a difference.
     
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  18. THR-Thumper

    THR-Thumper

    152
    Nov 28, 2003
    Help me understand your reasoning. I'm pretty open minded.

    I have spent thousands of dollars over the years on Benchmade knives. A portion of that money went to politicians who actively engage in efforts to forcibly remove my rights.

    Explain how you could spin this as a "phony" controversy.
     
  19. u812

    u812 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 15, 2002
    I will just leave this here.
    use of specialty equipment within the Benchmade facility
    So the Police Dept couldn't go buy themselves a cutoff saw?
    100.00 at Harbor Freight.
     
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  20. Bad Ninja

    Bad Ninja

    496
    Dec 19, 2018
    Why would you repeat that obvious lie?

    Oregon law allows the police Dept to sell those guns.

    https://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/166.279
    There was no court order for destruction.

    The police chief personally wanted them destroyed. He is an openly anti 2A gun grabber.
    He isn't a judge, and it's his own policy, not a law.

    Benchmade is trying to cover up their mistake by spewing this nonsense hoping the public is too dumb to understand Oregon laws.
     
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